What is cool about the Microcosm is that it can be both alien and familiar, for me the snail is decidedly on the familiar side. Let us imagine...
Russia's geographic security concerns should be taken seriously, but does that mean that the west needs to "fold" on Ukraine? Is a compromise still possible?
Varoufakis' Techno-Feudalism On digital Fiefdom and Post-Capitalist Desire. I believe it was around a year ago that Yanis Varoufakis, the iconoclastic former finance minister of Greece, posited that we have moved “beyond capitalism” and into something worse. Now whether it’s techno- or neo-, comparisons between the present state and feudalism such as Bull’s neo-medievalism are hardly new.
A century of abstraction and still the Art is as divisive as always, well we don’t generally go as far as to call it “Entartet” anymore but certainly the world is still split between artistic progressives and their conservative counterparts. And it is quite sobering how far the discourse has gotten, that is to say, not very.
The cries over the defeat of the West, and with it human rights, are loud... yet, are the Taliban as bad as we think? Or can they lead Afghanistan into a future or prosperity?
Content: Part One: Love's Barbed ArrowsPart Two: Heterogeneity This Post will likely either be expanded or more parts will be added as I continue writing. Look out for it in the #Poetry section of the blog. Part OneLove's Barbed Arrows I Not once have I composed a poem in my lifeYet your beauty inspires meSay,… Continue reading Poetic Fragments
24.06.2021 Edit 30.06:The Poetic Fragments are now published! With the blog launched, some might wonder where we are heading and what to expect. One post to expect sometime next week is definitely going to be "Poetic Fragments" which will be, as the title suggests, fragments of poetry. As for other art related posts I will… Continue reading The Road Ahead
It is largely true that immigration is beneficial for long term economic growth though it should be said that high skilled...
Author’s note: Last night, in the small hours, I felt as if these words were transferred into my mind. Only part of it feels original to me, the parts needed to connect the parts of the story that were already present. I generally dislike writing this kind of fiction but I hope the reader with… Continue reading The wolf in the cave.
based on notes from a university course, all complains go directly to my professor and then likely, into the trash (: The Villa is a type of upper-class house or mansion with it’s origins in the 2nd Century B.C.E in the Roman Villa, a countryhouse generally reachable within 1 or 2 days from Rome. Though… Continue reading a brief outline of the history of the villa